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José Mujica

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José Alberto "Pepe" Mujica Cordano (Spanish: [xoˈse muˈxika]; born 20 May 1935) is a Uruguayan politician, former revolutionary and farmer who served as the 40th president of Uruguay from 2010 to 2015. A former guerrilla with the Tupamaros, he was tortured and imprisoned for 14 years during the military dictatorship in the 1970s and 1980s. A member of the Broad Front coalition of left-wing parties, Mujica was Minister of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries from 2005 to 2008 and a Senator afterwards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of José Mujica has received more than 2,977,026 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). José Mujica is the 416th most popular politician (down from 388th in 2019), the most popular biography from Uruguay and the most popular Uruguayan Politician.

Mujica is most famous for being the president of Uruguay from 2010 to 2015. He is also known for being a former member of the Tupamaros, a left-wing guerrilla group that was active in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Among politicians, José Mujica ranks 416 out of 15,577Before him are Louis Bonaparte, Louis VIII of France, George III of the United Kingdom, Baibars, Yongle Emperor, and Oleg of Novgorod. After him are Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, George II of Great Britain, Severus Alexander, Albert II of Belgium, Henry the Fowler, and Charles I of England.

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Among people born in 1935, José Mujica ranks 7Before him are Alain Delon, Elvis Presley, 14th Dalai Lama, Luciano Pavarotti, Salman of Saudi Arabia, and Woody Allen. After him are Mahmoud Abbas, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Hussein of Jordan, Donald Sutherland, Françoise Sagan, and Luis Suárez.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, José Mujica ranks 1 out of 370After him are Comte de Lautréamont (1846), Tabaré Vázquez (1940), Eduardo Galeano (1940), Óscar Tabárez (1947), José Nasazzi (1901), Alcides Ghiggia (1926), Héctor Scarone (1898), Juan Alberto Schiaffino (1925), José Leandro Andrade (1901), Héctor Castro (1904), and Luis Suárez (1987).

Among POLITICIANS In Uruguay

Among politicians born in Uruguay, José Mujica ranks 1After him are Tabaré Vázquez (1940), José Gervasio Artigas (1764), Juan María Bordaberry (1928), Julio María Sanguinetti (1936), Luis Alberto Lacalle (1941), Jorge Batlle (1927), Fructuoso Rivera (1784), Gregorio Conrado Álvarez (1925), Venancio Flores (1808), José Batlle y Ordóñez (1856), and Manuel Oribe (1792).